Transgenerational susceptibility to leukaemia induction resulting from preconception, paternal irradiation.

@article{Lord1999TransgenerationalST,
  title={Transgenerational susceptibility to leukaemia induction resulting from preconception, paternal irradiation.},
  author={Brian I. Lord},
  journal={International journal of radiation biology},
  year={1999},
  volume={75 7},
  pages={801-10}
}
  • Brian I. Lord
  • Published 1999 in International journal of radiation biology
The clustered excess of childhood leukaemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Seascale, close to the nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield in the UK is well authenticated and has remained a 'current topic' for over a decade. Its root cause has not been established. Following a study suggesting that parental irradiation exposure prior to conception was a factor, a recent laboratory-based report reopened the debate by indicating the potential for preconception, paternal irradiation (PPI) to result… CONTINUE READING